Agency News January 30, 2019

inferno quality control manager receives 2019 AAF Memphis Silver Medal Award


MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 24, 2019 – inferno, a full-service advertising, public relations, design and digital marketing firm, today announced that quality control manager Mickey Woodham has been named the 2019 Silver Medal Award recipient by the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Memphis chapter.

“Mickey is dedicated not only to her craft, but also to the advertising and Greater Memphis community as a whole,” said Dan O’Brien, agency partner and director of client services. “Herattention to detail, devotion to our industry, enthusiasm and superior work ethic make her one ofa kind. It truly is an honor to work alongside her.”

The Silver Medal Award is the highest form of individual recognition by the American Advertising Federation. It was established in 1959 to recognize men and women who have made outstanding contributions to advertising and who have been active in furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concern.

Woodham has more than 40 years of experience in the advertising industry and has been a mainstay in AAF Memphis since 1980, when she first became a board member. She has served in various positions for the local chapter, including president, program chair, party chair, newsletter co-chair and club achievement coordinator.

In her current role as quality control manager at inferno, Woodham is responsible for proofreading and editing all copy, ensuring adherence of client brand standards in design layouts, coordinating workflow with the traffic manager, and developing and implementing systems to reinforce the highest standards of quality.

Over the years, Woodham has volunteered her time to many causes and organizations that she is passionate about throughout the community, including the National Civil Rights Museum, American Cancer Society, the Commission on Missing and Exploited Children, Memphis City Beautiful, WKNO Public Television and the First Presbyterian Soup Kitchen.

Woodham was honored during a formal ceremony at the AAF Memphis monthly luncheon, which took place Jan. 24 at The Guesthouse at Graceland.

About inferno

Founded in 1999, inferno provides brand development, advertising, public relations, design and digital marketing services to clients across a broad spectrum of industries. Headquartered in Memphis with satellite offices in Atlanta and Kalamazoo, Michigan, the award-winning firm produces results-driven work by passionately combining strategic thinking, creativity and culture to ensure the success of its clients. For more information, visit